ATLANTA, GEORGIA—The 2013 Georgia Cross series starts September 29th with the Old Grey Barn CX race in Rocky Face, GA. Known for its pastoral views and rocks, the OGB has kicked off the series for the last several years. Georgia racers have been clamoring for a race “Inside the Perimeter” in the city of Atlanta for years. The Litespeed-BWM team grants their wish with the inaugural Grant Park Cross on October 6. Grant Park is a popular in-town park that is also home to one of the area’s largest criteriums. A large turnout is expected for the first ITP race. Another new venue is the Hayes Chrysler, Jeep, Cherolet CX in Baldwin, Georgia. The Octoberfest in Macon will offered added prize money for the Elite Men’s and Women’s fields. The State Championships will be held at the Serenbe Community in Chattahoochee Hills. The course features a fast start and quite a bit of elevation change. Favorite returning races include the Savannah Superprestige, Jim Miller Park, GA CX and Elks Aidmore.
The Georgia Cross Series offers equal payout to the Elite Men’s and Women’s fields based on the number of riders. Other fields will compete for medals or swag. Riders in all races except for Cat. 5 Men compete for overall series awards. The free Kid’s race is always popular and makes a return for 2013. Kids race over a short course. The youngsters will receive a participation ribbon.
The Georgia Cyclocross Series is one of the premiere cyclocross series in the Southeast. It caters to all levels of racers, from first timers to elites. For full series information, visit GA CX on the web or on Facebook.
- September 29 Old Grey Barn CX, Rocky Face
- October 6 Grant Park Cross, Atlanta
- October 13 Boundary Waters, Danielsville
- October 20 Oktoberfest CX, Macon
- October 26 & 27 Savannah Superprestige, Pooler
- November 9 & 10 Hayes Chrysler, Jeep, Chevrolet, Baldwin
- November 17 Serenbe Farms, Chattahoochee Hills
- November 24 Jim Miller Park, Marietta
- December 7 & 8 Elks Aidmore, Covington